Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Margaret Scanlan Collection:

An Inventory of Records at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Scanlan, Margaret
Title Margaret Scanlan Collection
Inclusive Date late 1960's-early 1970's
Identification MSS 266
Extent 1 box
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Biographical Note

Margaret Scanlan was a news columnist for the Denver Harbor News, a Houston neighborhood newspaper, in the late 1960's and early 1970's. Her columns dealt with daily life and events in Denver Harbor. Not surprisingly, given the period they were written in, many of the news items concerned local soldiers fighting in the Vietnam War.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains primarily clippings of articles by Margared Scanlan.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Margaret Scanlan Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Scanlan, Margaret
Subjects (Geographic)
Denver Harbor (Tex.)
Houston (Tex.)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margaret Scanlan Collection. MSS 266. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Detailed Description

Box Folder
1 1 Photo of Margaret Scanlan

Box Folder
1 2-4 Newspaper articles by Margaret Scanlan

1 Scrapbook containing news articles by Margaret Scanlan